Biden suffers hairline fractures to foot while playing with dog Major

President-elect Joe Biden suffered hairline fractures in his right foot Sunday in an injury that will likely require a walking boot for several weeks, his doctor said.The fractures occurred while Biden was playing with Major, one of the Bidens' two German shepherds.
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Officials initially believed the president-elect twisted his ankle, and his personal physician, Kevin O’Connor, said later that Biden had sprained his right foot and X-rays did not appear to show “obvious” bone fractures.
But follow-up CT scans revealed small fractures to Biden’s lateral and intermediate cuneiform bones in the mid-section of his right foot, said O’Connor, director of executive medicine at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates.

“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” O’Connor said.

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